February 13, 2019
“Jesus the Frozen Son of God” at http://srmarymichael.wordpress.com
In Christ’s Love,
Sister Mary Michael, CK
NEW PROCEDURE to Register Your Student for this Coming Fall Registration for the 2019-20 school year can be completed online, as of today. Letters containing a “Snapcode” for each student in Grades PK-7 are going home today with your youngest/only student. To register and verify contact information, you will go to https://www.saintpeterslincoln.com/registration--tuition.html The directions there will lead you through the process. Hope you like the new process. I am grateful for the hours of work put in to make it possible, locally that’s Steph Noble, Margaret Aldridge and Mary Eckrich. At the Ed Tech Office it is another host of gifted individuals.
EARLY DISMISSAL on Friday, February 15 at 1:00pm due to the Faculty Meeting.
NO SCHOOL on Monday, February 18, due to the Teacher In-Service for all Catholic School teachers.
GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOLARSHIP FOLLOW-UP MEETING on Monday, Feb. 18 at 7:00pm. Eva Fujan, from the diocesan tuition restructuring committee, and Chris Gahan, regional manager for FACTS, will present the process that arrived at the new policies, along with an opportunity for questions and answers about FACTS. The process at the local level was covered at the prior meeting.
PIUS REGISTRATION OF 8th GRADERS on Tuesday morning at 9:00am. The 8th graders need to bring their registration materials with them to school Tuesday.
JR HIGH TRIVIA NIGHT All 7th and 8th graders are invited to attend this free event on Friday, Feb. 22 at Blessed Sacrament school from 6:30-8:30pm. To participate, you must register no later than Feb. 21 by emailing your student’s name, grade and school to firstname.lastname@example.org. Parent volunteers are welcome. Click on Trivia for all the details! What a good opportunity to mix with other kids in a fun event with enough structure to help kids feel comfortable! No charge, food, games, a home run for adolescents!
HEALTH UPDATE Reminder that if your child has been sick and running a fever, it is school policy that he/she needs to be fever-free for 24 hours – without medication – before returning to school. Please call or email email@example.com the school if your child is sick. We appreciate having the information before attendance is completed at about 8:20. Thanks for helping keep all of our students healthy. Influenza is taking its toll, it typically takes three to five days to recover, even for relatively healthy children.
PRE-SCHOOL We have openings in morning preschool (all-day preschool is full). Your child must be 4 years old by July 31, 2019 to attend our pre-Kindergarten pre-school program. To sign up your little ones; see the office staff for details or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MOTHER/DAUGHTER Program “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made” for girls age 10-13 and their mothers will be held Sunday, March 3, from 1-4:00pm at John XXIII Diocesan Center. This program is designed to educate girls on growing up and becoming a woman. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $20 per mother/daughter or $30 per family. To register, visit https://lincolndiocese.regfox.com/mother-daughter-program Questions, contact Jen Davis at email@example.com or 402-261-6375.
Scrip News Scrip sales from February 4-10 were $7,903 with a profit of $282.
E-Scrip is sent home on the 1st and 16th of the month. To sign up or make changes to your order, please contact Scrip Coordinator Bridget Paseka at 402-480-5463or firstname.lastname@example.org
Scrip Volunteers for Feb. 16/17 Masses: 4:00pm Peggy Reisher, 8:00am Susan Scott, 9:30am Libby Tomes, 11:00am April Lieb. Thank you.
JR. HIGH GOLF Students interested in participating need to turn in their $30 participation fee to the office, “ATTN Athletic Director”, by Fri., Feb. 22. Golf practices will be run by Pius’ Girls Head Coach Steph Kolbas on Wednesdays starting April 10. Questions? Please email Marcy Woita at prel-AD@cdolinc.net
UNIFORM JUMPERS Girls in grades 3-5 have been growing! Please check the length of your daughter’s jumper and make sure it reaches to the knee. If it is short, please let down the hem or consider ordering a new, longer jumper at https://www.dennisuniform.com/schools/POG Thank you for your attention to this matter.
RECYCLED PAPER REQUEST If your business has recycled paper or old business letterhead they no longer use, we’d be happy to use it here at school as we can always use recycled paper!
BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION The second/final deadline for Boxtops labels submittal for this school year is February 28. Please send in any labels you have to school before then. Thank you for your support.
BABYSITTERS We have a list of girls who are experienced babysitters who are interested in expanding their clientele. All are experienced and some are certified. Please contact the office if interested. We attest to the fact that these are responsible children here at school, but assume no liability for their care.
DIOCESAN BOYS CHOIR Boys in Grades 4-8 are invited are join the St. Pius X Diocesan Boys Choir, which is directed by Mr. Todd Krier (Pius’ Director of Choral Activities) and codirected by Mr. Nick Miller (St. Peter’s Music teacher). Click on Choir for all the details.
VOCAL MUSIC at Pius There are many wonderful things happening at Pius in Vocal Music for any 8th grade students (incoming Freshmen) interested in joining. Click on Vocal Music for flyer detailing the various choirs and upcoming travel opportunities.
INTRODUCE A GIRL TO ENGINEERING DAY UNL Engineering Outreach, Lincoln Children’s Museum, and several industry partners are sponsoring this second annual event on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 9am-12:00pm at the Nebraska Innovation Campus. This event is geared for girls in grades 3-12, but all are welcome. Activities will include multiple breakout rotations of hands-on engineering activities as well as an open technology expo with fun-filled booth activities and demonstrations. Registration is required. Click on Flyer for details, or click on Engineering to register.
FOOD COLLECTION Please remember to bring food on Fridays for Catholic Social Services.
GIRLS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
February 19 @ CollegeView Academy
6:00 CollegeView Academy vs. St. Peter (7)
7:00 St. John vs. St. Peter (8)